Tuesday, November 27, 2007

#29 Anticipation...good or difficult?

Love Day Washcloth by Trictone

Banana Republic Knock off Hat
in Thick and Quick by Metaphysical Muse on Crafster
also can be found in chunky yarn at NikKnits blog...maybe you will have better luck downloading it then I did!

Congrats to Emily H and Coggie TM for winning the random drawing in the finger food desserts contest.

MORE GIVE-AWAY FUN. I am really trying to pick all your brains and offer a chance at winning something in the process IF you would like to win the book Family Tree, by Barbara Delinsky (and I am sure I will add some goodies!!!) leave a comment here or on Ravelry in She-Knits Podcast group as follows:
1. Please tell me about the first project you ever did and if you think it is a good project for me to teach my beginning knitters.
AND if you have a good specific tip, then.....
2. Please leave me that great tip you have been taught whether; a teacher told it to you, a knitter-friend, or you read it in a book or on-line.

Neoknits has really great sweater patterns. Melissa is a talent to be reckoned with...or bought from!

If you would like to purchase one of my patterns or kits please come come and visit my new website Sheknits for Knitters will it is unofficially open for business....we are working out the last few kinks however my webmaster says that 'shopping on your website should be a pleasant experience". Come and visit, just say hi or, I would be honored to have you as my first customers.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

#28 Discursive 50 yr. old Hosts Knitting Podcast

I almost didin't need shownotes this week....I was very discursive and though knitting is a constant...it isn't always the only thing on my mind....well, that may not be true.

A few of the most popular cardigans on Ravelry

Central Park Hoodie for Knitscene Fall 2006

Juliet from Zeyphyr Style

Ariann from Chick Knits

My first felted bag students- I need to get pictues of their completed bags!
These are the patterns they did which can all be found at Sheknits for Knitters:
Ali Bag-
Caroline Bag
Marly Bag - this student wanted to make it more of a bucket bag with a single strap...so we did!

Listen to this weeks free podcast of This American Life, its about birthdays, holidays and anniversaries-get a good laugh and think some deep thoughts all in one hour.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Episode #27 Google Knitting

Listen to the podcast Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase

Go to Google Blog Search and have fun ...but put a time limit on it!

Holiday Kal Cal ifor new participants. You can still donate prizes and get free advertising in return.

* Silja Devine is contributing a $25.00 gift certificate to her new shop! She is also offering a Discount to all Holiday Elves so make sure you check her out!! You can find her at... My Creative Impulses

* THE Cheryl Oberle of Cheryl Oberle Designs is contributing a signed copy of both of her books! You can find more of her wonderful designs here.
o Folk Shawls
o Folk Vests

* Carrie of DharmaFay (yes...that Carrie..also known by her Socks In The City Podcast Fame) is contributing some sock yarn! Winners Choice! You can find her at
Dharma Fey

Monday, November 5, 2007

#26 Knitting with friends...in my own time and space

Robin Bag Roses at Midnight from She-Knits for Knitter's

Elann's Espirit

Lorri's finished Sirdar Coat...which is really a super chunky cardigan..YEAH LORRI!

Fiber Trends Felted Clog...come join the KAL in She-Knits Podcast group on Ravelry

You can still join the Holiday Kal-Cal - it closes November 15th

Come look at the prizes/swag you could win on the Holiday Kal-Cal

Prizes I mentioned this show

* Sisters of Knit Sibs podcast are each contributing a prize!
o Valerie: A set of handmade stitch markers
o Julianne: handmade sock project bag
o Gloria: Handmade beaded row counter bracelet

* Heather of Knittin Pretty is contributing one skein of handspun yarn and one set of stitch markers. She will be spinning something special for the prize, probably a superwash merino (for socks). Also she has many other stitch marker designs and will try to include something festive :) You can find her at...

* She-Knits for Knitters (yes ths is me, Sharon) is contributing one of her wonderful KITS from her etsy shop (winner's choice). The 5 Petals Bag Complete Kit or The Sunflower Bag Kit.

Join my She-Knits Podcast CONTEST
Send me your favorite finger food DESSERT recipe i.e.
- no forks spoon or knives allowed (except for cutting pieces) for eating- fingers only

Either post on Ravelry in She-Knits Podcast group under CONTEST heading or send it to me via e-mail sdreifuss[AT]msn[DOT]com. I'm hungry hurry-up
CONTEST ENDS Nov. 22nd- you will be harshly but fairly judged (kind of) by my children (and me) and there will also be a randomly picked winner.

"Hey She-Knits, "you so politely ask, "What do I W I N ?" Well, for you sock and shawl meisters some sock/shawl yarn...meaning that skinny kind of yarn- and for you felters or bulky wool lovers some Lamb's Pride Bulky. There will be two winners. So COME ON LET'S SEE YOUR GOOD STUFF! And think before you send...chocolate chip cookies probably won't win..no offense to the humble chocolate cookie...unless it is something really special.